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in iraq yesterday. no group has yet claimed responsibility for the killings. iraq's interior minister blamed al qaeda in iraq, he says the attacks are meant to provoke sectarian and deadly violence. the deadly blast came on the same day iraq's president was sentenced to death by hanging for masterminding death squads against his rivals. >>> tomorrow will mark 11 years since the 9/11 attack. in a book detailing the major chapter in the war on terror is now a top seller in amazon. no easy day was written by a former navy seal who used the pen name mark owen. in an exclusive 60 minutes interview, the author talked about seal team 6. owen was in the helicopter that crashed the night of the raid. >> these pilots are the best in the world. tapeically, they move right in and stick it. it was like parking a car for these guys. and it was a rough ride. so something was obviously going on. tail rotor and everything happened to miss this wall here and then we were just kind of sliding and falling out of the sky this way. at this point pretty sure we were definitely going in. >> going to crash? >
iosamabin laden is gone. he also said we'd end the war in iraq responsibly. we've done that. he has protected civilians in libya, and qaddafi is gone. i serve up at the united nations, and i see every day the difference in how countries around the world view the united states. they view us as a partner. they view us as somebody they want to work with. they view president obama as somebody they trust. our standing in the world is much stronger so it charge of weakness is really quite baseless. >> schieffer: do you think mitt romney spoke inappropriately when he criticized and issued a statement so early in this turmoil? >> bob, i think you know, in my role, i'm not going to jump into politics and make those judgments. that's for the american people to decide. >> schieffer: madam ambassador thank you for being with us. >> thank you very much. >> schieffer: and joining us now for his take on all this, the ranking republican on the senate armed services committee, john mccain. senator, you've got to help me out here. the president of libya says that this was something that had been in t
! it's not gonna happen. new light & fit greek. be light and fit and satisfied. >> in iraq one of the bloodiest days since troops with drew. more than 90 people were killed, more than 360 wounded. the attacks come on the same day iraq's vice president was sentenced to die. to violence now unrelenting violence in syria. two bombs exploded simultaneously. 17 people were killed and 40 wounded. syrian war planes bombed several apartment buildings. >>> cbs money watch. online celebrity search danger. we have more. >> reporter: good morning. overseas stocks were flat ahead of expected stimulus from the federal reserve. tokyo's anybody ay was unchanged. jobs report may be welcomed by investors. they are hoping continued week job growth could spur the federal reserve to stimulate the economy. dow closed out a strong week by gaining 14 points while the nasdaq stayed flat. royal dutch shell has started drilling for oil off the coast of alaska. it's the first time in more than 20 years drilling has taken place. four years ago shell paid nearly $3 billion to the federal government for petr
blocks away from his home. >>> more than a dozen neighbors, fellow soldiers turned up to spourted an iraq war vet -- support an iraq war veteran who is accused of kidnapping a 12-year-old girl for sex. this is nathan portnoy. portnoy met the girl online and he believed she was 20, not 12, that he never had sex with her and that he let her out of his car at her request. >> no attempt to restrain her. no threats. no nothing. he lets her off right at her house. there is not one element of kidnapping. it is, if anything, the opposite of kidnapping. >> . >> at i hearing today, the judge lowered the bail from 1 million to $300,000. >>> a car sitting in the middle of the road. the engine running and nobody behind the wheel. but get this, in the back seat police find an 8-month-old girl strapped in her car seat. all of it went down in the wee hours of the monday morning. they tracked down the driver, a relative from woodbridge. he is now charged with child neglect and drunk driving. >>> a 15-year-old in maryland accused of shooting a classmate on the first day of school has now been indicted. rob
this is just a false flag operation. bin laden is trying to take our eye off of the real threat, iraq. and so there are presidential daily briefs that are literally saying no, they're wrong. this isn't fake. it's real. >> when a lot of people hear this, aren't they going to say this is another example of where not just the bush administration, but our intelligence community dropped the ball, they failed to heed the warnings that went all the way up to the president of the united states? >> actually, the counterterrorist center of the cia did a spectacular job. and that's what really comes down. in the aftermath, the white house and others said well, they didn't tell us enough. no, they told them everything they needed to know to go on a full alert. and the white house didn't do it. >> senior correspondent john miller, former fbi director joins us now. what do you make of this? >> i think what kirk has stumbled into here is a bit of a well-worn path. we knew some of that. what he has added is the granularity of the actual memos and some of the actual words that were there in front of the white
example. where we bring our troops home from afghanistan just as we proudly did from iraq. a future, a future where we fulfill the only truly sacred obligation we have as a nation, only truly sacred obligation we have is to prepare those who we send to war and care for them when they come home from war. and tonight-- ( applause ) tonight, tonight i want to acknowledge-- i want to acknowledge, as we should every night, the incredible debt we owe to the families of those 6,four 73 fallen angels. those 49,746 wounded. thousands critically. thousands who will need our help for the rest of their lives. folks, we never-- me must never, ever forget their sacrifice, and always keep them in our care and in our prayers. my fellow americans, we now-- we now-- we now find ourselves at the hinge of history, and the direction we turn is not figuratively, it's literally if your hands. it has been a truly great honor to serve you and to serve with barack, who has always stood up with you for the past four years. i've seen him tested. i know his strength, his command, his faith. and i also know the
the police in cairo. >> anti-american protest spread. >> demonstrations across the region from iran to iraq to gaza, libya, yemen, more crow. >> it's putting embassies on high alert. >> four arrests have been made on the u.s. consulate. >> ambassador chris stevens and three other americans were kill in the attack. >> they were good and brave men. >> the federal reserve planning to buy up mortgage debt to get the economy rolling. it says it will spend $40 billion a month until home buy is affordable again. >> investors liked what they are hearing. this dow rose 206 points. >> what bernanke is saying what the president is saying is wrong. the president is saying the economy is making progress. bernanke say no it's not. >> do you think there's a reasonable chance you could lose this election? >> absolutely. >> the duke and duchess are very angry after a french writer printed topless photos of kate. >> thieves broke into an apple store. they made their entrance in a bold fashion. >> a bear climbed trees and took a dip in the swimming pool. >> all that -- >> stay tuned next week -- >> did you ju
-american demonstrations also broke out in iraq. >> there is no justification, none at all, for responding to this video with violence. >> reporter: secretary of state hillary clinton appealed for calm and expressed to the muslim world that the film in question does not represent the s. government. >> this video is disgusting and reprehensible. >> reporter: the state department is bracing for even bigger protests following friday prayers in the middle east. thursday president obama said he'd ordered all the necessary steps to protect americans abroad. tuesday night violence at the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya left four americans dead including ambassador chris stevens. libyan authorities reported that they have made some arrests. >> i saw those press reports before i came down. i was not able to confirm them, but obviously it would be a good thing if we're starting to move forward on the justice piece. >> reporter: the fbi open an investigation as officials try to sort out whether this was a protest that got out of hand or an organized terrorist attack. danielle nottingham, cbs news, the state d
been on two previous tours in iraq. he leaves behind a wife and parents from his hometown in edgewater. at 9:45 the motorcade escorting his body appeared on the horizon. people crowded close to the curb to see lently watch it pass. it went on like -- to see lently watch it pass. it went on like -- to silently watch it pass. it went on like this for two hours including black trained fire trucks, a patriot guard of bikers and hundreds of mourners. >> making me cry a little bit. he gave the ultimate sacrifice and that needs to be honored. >> reporter: the helicopter crash feeks died in among the deadliest that's occurred in the afghan war. in all 11 people were killed, seven of them americans. other familiars from florida to california are mourning in similar fashion this holiday weekend. in edgewater, scott broom, 9 news now. >> feeks will be buried in arlington after a funeral at ft. myer chapel wednesday. >>> this just in, word that michael clark duncan has died. the actor had been hospitalized since july when he had a heart attack. his credits include the green mile, armageddon and t
who served in iraq, fill ed a courtroom. his lawyer says the victim in the case was posing as an adult online and he was fooled. >> it shows the dangers of use of social networking, not just by a minor child who could get molested or assaulted, but by an adult who could get placed in the situation. >> he was called a hero by fairfax county officials after he tried to save an lek electrocution victim. folks say he brandished a gun at the victim's sister and her boyfriend after a car chase. his bail was reduced today from $1 million to $300,000. in rockville, scott broom, 9news now. >> a car just sitting in the middle of the road. the engine running and nobody behind the wheel. but get this, in the back, police find an 8 month old girl strapped in her car seat. this all went down in the wee hours of monday night in duple fridayings and police say they have now tracked down the driver. it's a relative from woodbridge and now he is charged with child neglect and drunken driving. >> one week ago today, hurricane isaac made land fall in louisiana and now we are getting the first official
to end the war in iraq. we did. [ applause ] i promised to refocus on the terrorists who actually attacked us on 9/11. and we have. a new tower rises above the new york skyline. al quade is on the path to defeat and osama bin laden is dead. >> he asked for more time to create more jobs and reduce the debt. he accused his republican opponents, mitt romney and paul ryan, of trying to sell platitudes instead of a plan. >> all they have to offer is the same prescriptions that they've had for the last 30 years. have a surplus? try a tax cut. deficit too high? try another. feel a cold coming on? take two tax cuts, roll back some regulations and call us in the morning. >> in his freshest attack, mr. obama implied that governor romney was ill-prepared for the world's stage. >> you don't call russia our number one enemy, not al qaeda, russia, unless you're still stuck in cold war mine war. you might not be ready for diplomacy with beijing if you can't visit the olympics without insulting our closest ally. >> he acknowledged that his vision of hope and change had been battered a bit by the
to the day that mr. obama marked the end of major combat operations in iraq. he never mentioned romney by name friday but he did take on romney's charge at the convention that mr. obama has weakened the standing in the world and let down u.s. allies. >> if you or anyone is trying to say america is in dee cland or the influence waned, don't you believe it. here's the truth. our alliances have never been stronger. at a campaign stop in lakeland, florida, romney accused the president of breaking promises for the debt. to boost incomes. >> you listen to the last guy running for president, he laid out what he would do, he didn't do it. time to give someone new a chance. hold us accountable. >> reporter: obama officials tell us that the president is still working on crafting his campaign speech and that it will not be filled with what they call petty attacks at the swipe of governor romney, but instead, it will make an affirmative case, rebecca and chip for why the president should be re-elected. >> nancy cordes in des moines, iowa. thank you. >>> major garrett is joining us from charlotte n
the u.s. embassy in cairo. yesterday the protests expanded to yemen, iran and iraq and now all u.s. diplomatic missions are on high alert. jessica, andrea? >> that was kristin fisher reporting live from outside the state department this morning. >>> how did a youtube video no one really saw lead to all this violence? join meeting this morning is a professor with american university. she's just back from living in cairo for two years. professor, thank you very much for being here with us. >> thank you. >> everyone has said there is no excuse for violence no matter what this film was about. but you've seen clips from the film. it's now been pulled off of youtube, especially in the middle eastern countries. is it so inflammatory to explain this murderous havoc we're seeing right now? >> well, yes, as you stated i watched the film. it was considered to be very, very offensive to the prophet muhammad. for those who know about the religion of islam, they're very devout if their love for the prophet muhammad. there's no excuse for violence and peaceful protest is the goal in the middle
in the white house specifically working with veterans when they've come home from the wars in iraq and afghanistan. and then, scott, finally one interesting thing that i heard today about this convention that kicks off here tonight is that there will be these two big speeches that will give some deep insight into who barack obama is. michelle obama's going to be the one who talks about the personal stuff. then vice president joexd biden thursday will talk about the president as commander in chief and his accomplishments. >> pelley: thank you, norah. you may recall mitt romney went to the convention hall last week to watch the well received speech of his wife, ann. well, president obama will not be here tonight. we asked nancy cordes to find out why. nancy. >> well, scott, it's because the first daughters have their first day of school today. in fact, the president's older daughter malia had her first day as a full fledged high school student. he stayed here to hold down the fort although when he was at a rally in norfolk, virginia, today he joked that perhaps the first lady's speec
of afghanistan and iraq combined. >>> a bill which passed the house allows the government to monitor international conversations of foreign spies and terrorist suspects. it requires approval from a secret court, however, when americans are targeted no matter where they are. opponents of the legislation say it does not adequately protect americans from intercepting their communications. senate opponents have threatened to hold up the bill grz the house is -- bill. >>> the house is expected to pass a bill to keep the government running through march. it includes more than a trillion dollars in spending and an increase over the base rate. it's little higher than the budget congressman paul ryan proposed last year. the senate is scheduled to take up the legislation coming up next week. >>> turning our attention to campaign 2012, virginia will be the focus of both parties today. first lady michele obama will campaign for her husband. she'll make appearances in richmond and at the university of mary washington in fredricksburg. also today, mitt romney will hold a rally at van dyke park in
at arlington national cemetery where american troops killed in iraq and afghanistan are buried. vice president biden attended a phepl i can't tell at the crash site of flight 93 in shanksville, pennsylvania, where 40 passengers sacrificed themselves to defeat the hijackers. later in this broadcast, chip reid will have the story of one of the victims and a discovery on her computer, a dream that is now being fulfilled. now, imagine this: the next president is about to take office when he suddenly disappears. well, it has just happened in china. everyone wants to know what has happened to xi jinping, the man who is supposed to take over next month. our state department correspondent margaret brennan has been looking into this. >> reporter: the last photo of the man expected to be china's next president, 59-year-old xi jinping, was taken on september 1. for the past ten days, he has not shown up at any scheduled public events. his apparent disappearance has sparked speculation in the world press. when asked about it at a news conference, a chinese foreign ministry spokesman refused to comment. "i
and had been on two previous tours in iraq. >> it's still making me cry a little bit. he gave the ultimate sacrifice and that needs to be honored. >> he leaves behind a week and his parents. his funeral is wednesday and he will be buried at arlington national cemetery. >>> tonight, hollywood is grieving the green mile star's death, duncan. his fiancee, who you may remember from the apprentice, says he passed away this morning. duncan appeared in dozens of films including box office hits like armageddon, planet of the apes and kung fu panda. >>> it's clint eastwood knock the republicans off their convention last week? then martin o'malley appears to have done the same thing to the democrats on the eve of their convention this week, when there's a whoops moment in the news room, our gary nurenberg is usually involved. so we decided, gary, you are the guy to tell this story. >> anita, we've all had moments when something comes out of our mouth we wish immediately we could take back. this is one republicans will make it hard for governor o'malley to forget as he fumbled the old ronald reagan q
to read off the promises he kept. ended the war in iraq, the war in afghanistan, healthcare reform. >> the war in afghanistan is not -- >> depends on the eyes of the beholder. democrats in that hall and democrats for the most part are very happy with a lot of the things this president has done, and they have some understanding of what he's up against, and i think he has some understanding of what he's up against also, which he didn't have when he first got into office. if he gets reelected, he's learned a lot about how to be a president, and i think he's learned how to exercise power. i think we will see a very different barack obama the second four years than we did in the first. >> so this audience grew even more to like him, and it was pretty uniform, was it not? >> well, yes. i mean, they liked him to begin with, and his wife -- >> how do you know they liked him to begin with? >> because the poll shows democrats like their president, a lot of people in general. >> a lot of democrats are disappointed in him the way that a lot of republicans are disappointed in the republican lea
house dinner honoring those who served in iraq, tall, and 20 pounds heavy edashing in his uniform, with a big grin on his face, sturdy on his new leg. and i remember how a few months after that, i would watch him on a bicycle, racing with his fellow wounded warriors on a sparkling spring day, ipspying other heroes who had just begun the hard path he had traveled. he gives me hope. ( applause ) he gives me hope. i don't what party these men and women belong to. i don't know if they'll vote for me. but i know that their spirit defines us. they remind me in the words of ecripture that ours is a future filled with hope. and if you share that faith with me, if you share that hope with mei ask you tonight for your vote. ( cheers and applause ). if you reject the notion that this nation's promise is reserved for the few, your voice must be heard in this election. if you reject the notion that our government is forever beholden to the highest bidder, you need to stand up in this election. ( cheers and applause ). if you believe that new plant and factories can dot our landscape, that new
veterans of the wars in iraq and afghanistan are competing in the paralympics in london. mark phillips met one with an incredible story. >> reporter: the wonder of these swimmers is not how fast they go. for at least one, it's how fast he got here. satisfy, a paralympic champion now, exactry a year ago, he was championing another cause, the u.s. military effort in afghanistan. his job-- the hurt locker, defusing the taliban's deadly hidden bombs. the one he didn't see was the last time he saw anything. >> i recall the entirety of the event. i remember the actual blast itself. i remember waking up on the ground. >> reporter: so from the point when you initially came to after the blast, you spill had some vision. >> just a little bit in my left eye, correct. shortly thereafter, it went away. >> reporter: and-- and never came back. you're totally unsighted right now? >> looking for it. >> reporter: looking for it. 28-year-old navy lieutenant bradley snyder was on the naval academy swim team when he was at annapolis. within five weeks of being binded by the blast he was back in the pool. >> it
as rone-- spent two decades as a navy seal serving multiple tours in iraq and afghanistan. glen doherty-- who went by "bub" was also a former seal and an experienced paramedic. >> reporter: she saved for last the ambassador she had hand selected to help the libyan people build a new government. >> i was honored to know ambassador chris stevens. he was known not only for his courage but for his smile-- goofy but contagious. for his sense of fun and that california cool. >> reporter: mrs. clinton condemned the ongoing violence outside u.s. embassies in the muslim world. >> the people of egypt, libya, yemen, and tunisia did not trade the tyranny of a dictator for the tyranny of a mob. >> reporter: president obama called the four victims "patriots who refused to back down in the face of danger." >> to you, their families and colleagues, to all americans know this: their sacrifice will never be forgotten. we will bring to justice those who took them from us. >> reporter: then to the strains of "america the beautiful," the four sets of remains were loaded into hearses to be flown to delaware'
progress has been made in the area of foreign policy. president has gotten us out of iraq. s we getting us out of afghanistan. we've got free trade agreements in latin america we have a president that brilliantly dealt with the situation in libya, with the arab spring. we have solid relations with china and russia. we're competitive with both. but we're not going to be like governor romney who says on his first day he's going to start a trade war with china. and our biggest geopolitical foe is russia. just those words as enervating and putting a lot of people nervous. i think what this president has done is restored our prestige abroad. we're leaders but we're collaborating with other nations. nato, europe, we're all tackling this economic crisis internationally together. outreach to the third world, to africa, asia, latin america. the president is not running overseas, but everywhere you go, all around the world-- and i travel a lot-- the international community wants to see this president re-elected. obviously, we've got to do it here. >> schieffer: all right, well, i want to thank all o
and the war in iraq and the implementation of the recovery act. and jo joe biden, joe biden dida great job with both. >> now, he -- president obama appointed several members of his cabinet, even though he supported hillary in the primary. heck, he even appointed hillary. >> now, wait a minute. i am very proud of her. i am proud of the job she and the national security team have done for america. i am grateful to say they have worked to build a world safer and stronger, a world fewer enemies and the relationship of respect and partnership she and the president have employed and the signal that send to the rest of the world that democracy does not have to be a blood sport, it can be an honorable enterprise that advance it is public interests. [ cheers and applause ] >> but besides the national security team i am very grateful to the men and women who served our country in uniform through these perilous times. and i am especially grateful to michelle obama and to joe biden for supporting those military families while their loved ones are overseas. and of course, supporting our veterans when
of the volunteers is army veteran, phil bower, his helicopter was shot down in iraq in 2003. >> because of those injuries became an amputee, post- traumatic stress disorder. >> after losing almost everything, he found new life by volunteering with the mission continues fellowship program. >> i found through everything that giving back helped give me that purpose that forced me to get up in the morning. >> now this veteran is helping another veteran in need. >> my neighbors come outside, this is really nice. >> it's events like this that have made september 11 the largest annual day of charitable activity in the united states. last year for the 10th anniversary, more than 33 million people took part in this national day of service and remembrance. >> there is no greater thing you can do than to sort of celebrate, you know, not only those lives, but the message of giving back to the community. >> in seat pleasant, kristin fisher, 9news now. >> they are marking the 9/11 anniversary with an afternoon of service at freedom plaza. city leaders gathered for service projects. >>> hundreds of egy
has been working with veterans from iraq and afghanistan and certainly their families. that's why scott, the woman who is introducing michelle obama right now deserves special mention. her nay is elaine bry. she has five kids, four of them are serving in four different branches of the military. and they're trying to convince the fifth child to join the coast guard becauses that eat one part of the service that the military they aren't a part of. >> pelley: she's wearing a pin that says marine corps, air force, army and marines, absolutely. bob schieffer-- schieffer, ann romney last week gave a great speech to that convention, maybe the best speech of the whole convention. i think a lot of people in the obama campaign think it was the best speech. but they're expecting a lot from michelle obama tonight. you know, their campaign manager, i asked him today, i said how important is michelle obama to the obama campaign. he said i'll tell you how important she is she is the single most popular figure in american politics today. he said we want her out there. >> pelley: bob, thanks very
area. like iran's invasion into neighboring iraq. >> wants independence from iraq welcomed its occupiers. iraq took revenge. dropping cyanide and mustard gas on its own city. >> this is the austrian border. from here it's less than 50 miles to vee answer a. >> anthony was on the frontlines with refugees looking to escape the iron curtain just months before the fall of the berlin wall. >> caught seven today. >> yes. >> and they're looking for two more. >> yes. >> boris yelts in. >> he witnessed the fall of the soviet union. >> the communist party is really and truly on the run tonight. >> suddenly crude oil, black gold. >> in the '90s, he returned to the u.s. and named senior economics correspondent for cbs news. >> it could only be a matter of weeks before this financial crisis moves from here on wall street to main street. i'm anthony mason. this is a special edition of sunday morning. >> but anthony has also en lightened us with his own passion. >> you have 25 guitars back there. >> there's a lot of guitars and the reason is because there's a lot of different tunings. >> like
. i've been to iraq and afghanistan. i've met with our troops to get their spfs. i've been to the funerals. i've talked to the widows. i've talked to the wives and moms and dads. that's something. that matters. i take this very seriously. i've done doing this for 14 years. >> who do you, america's number one enemy is? >> i think a nuclear iran is our biggest foreign policy threat today. >> the reason i ask you that is mitt romney was criticized during the democratic national convention for saying russia is without question our number one geopolitical foe. so do you disagree with mitt romney? >> no, i think what he was saying was among the other powers-- china and russia-- that russia stands a great threat. look, i think sending our foreign policy decisions to be cleared through the u.n. security council where we're giving iran and china-- excuse me, russia and china, veto clout over us. that's not good policy. so what we have done through our foreign policy for the obama administration is we've increase the clout in the card of russia and china. i think that was a mistake.
their deed for the last 10, 15 years since afghanistan, iraq and now around the world. so you got that movement going. you got mainstream islamic groups like muslim brotherhood groups in egypt and other places who are competing for a new place in the political arena that's evolving in these countries that's democraticizing and old pent up grievances against the united states and other western countries. you have three or four things coming together where they are evolving political conditions and people are competing to get public opinions, so these things come together and that's how we should best understand this. >> is this a subset of the arab world or a broad base thing? >> what's interesting you have these demonstrations all over the islamic world, indonesia, nigeria, bangladesh. the movie triggers anger and rage for muslims across the islamic world. in the arab world you have a set of political grievances against the u.s. and europe and other places and these are coming into play now. also deep competition going on now within political islam or islamized political groups. t
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